Speaker Spotlight: Monstercat's Gavin Johnson

Johnson has spearheaded successful collaborations with Fortnite, Rocket League, Beat Saber, Roblox, Paladins, SMITE, and others

Speaker Spotlight: Monstercat's Gavin Johnson

Monstercat's director of sync and partnerships Gavin Johnson has led the company's gaming business since 2013, establishing the independent electronic music label as one of the most influential music players in the industry.

Through securing direct brand and music partnerships, he has spearheaded successful collaborations with Fortnite, Rocket League, Beat Saber, Roblox, Paladins, SMITE, and others.

Johnson has also pioneered partnership programs for Monstercat’s music releases, providing frictionless music licenses to thousands of content creators, esports properties, and games companies globally. A leader in his field, Johnson was named to Forbes’ coveted ‘30 Under 30’ list in 2021.

Johnson is one of more than 250+ expert speakers delivering 29 conference tracks at Pocket Gamer Connects London on January 22nd to 23rd. You can catch him on the MeetToMatch system by registering as an attendee. When not making/selling/playing games, what do you do to relax?

I enjoy DJing, collecting vinyl, and long walks/runs.

What was your first-ever mobile phone?

My first phone was the LG UX8300.

What topics do you want to hear more about at industry events?

The connection between music and games

What game has been on your phone the longest?

8 Ball Pool by Miniclip.

Can people get in touch with you at the event? What sort of people would you like to connect with?

Absolutely. Would love to chat with anyone that is looking to build music partnerships within their titles and platforms.

Meet Gavin Johnson at PG Connects London

Not only will you have the chance to see Johnson take part as a speaker at the show, but you can also arrange to meet them at PG Connects London. Our online organiser MeetToMatch is free to all event attendees, connecting you directly with more than 2,500 decision makers from the global games industry.

As well as the 29-track conference schedule, the two-day event also features a series of side-events like The Very Big Indie Pitch, Publisher SpeedMatch, Investor Connector and a host of other networking opportunities all aimed at helping you level up your skills and business.

Book your tickets now!